5 free shows this week

Chris Heers

Chris Heers is one of Vegas’ best country/Americana singer-songwriters. Don’t miss him when he performs acoustically at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Goldmine Tavern, 23 S. Water St., Henderson. The show is free; call 702-478-8289.

Tony Venniro

Loop artist Tony Venniro merges the sounds of yesteryear with the music of today, from Frankie Valli to Bruno Mars, at 10 p.m. Saturday at Social at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. The show is free; call 702-942-7037.

Casket Life

Phoenix’s Casket Life claim to be “about as punk as you can get unless you wear more than one studded belt.” See if they live up to that designation at 10 p.m. Monday at the Double Down Saloon, 4640 Paradise Road. The show is free; call 702-791-5775.

Jazz show

One of Vegas’ best jazz spots gets enlivened by The Uli Geissendoerfer Quartet at 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Dispensary Lounge, 2451 E. Tropicana Ave. The show is free; call 702-458-6343.

Open mic

Get your performance recorded for free at the open mic poetry and music night at 9 p.m. Thursday at Money Plays, 4755 W. Flamingo Road. The show is free; 702-368-1828.

Contact reporter Jason Bracelin at jbracelin@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0476. Follow @JasonBracelin on Twitter.